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Bourbon And Cigar Pairing Study: Arturo Fuente 8-5-8 Sun Grown

Carlos Fuente, Sr., patriarch of the Fuente family, passed away in early August at the age of 81. Arturo Fuente is one of the titans of the cigar industry, and perhaps one of the most recognizable manufacturers in the world.... Continue Reading →

Match Cigar Bar – Louisville’s Loss Is Jeffersonville’s Gain

Jeffersonville, Indiana offers a Bourbon experience that is not offered in Louisville and that is a chance to enjoy a fine selection of Bourbon whiskeys with a cigar. Louisville has placed a smoking ban across the city that does not... Continue Reading →

A Bourbon and Cigar Pairing Study

I recently met with Maggie Kimberl and Wayne Klawier to do a Bourbon and Cigar tasting. The idea was for Wayne to pick a cigar and then we would decide which Bourbon went best with the cigar. Wayne chose a... Continue Reading →

Pairing Bourbon and Tobacco

I have been a pipe smoker for 40 years now. I enjoy Kremer’s Black Royal tobacco from Kremer’s Smoke Shoppe here in Louisville with its rich vanilla, chocolate and coffee flavors with a hint of ripe fruits. To me it... Continue Reading →

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